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Moazzam Ali (Pakistani, b.1956)
LOT ID: 70714
Woman, 2012

Watercolor, on paper
30 х 20 in. (76.2 x 50.8 cm.)
Signed, on the lower right front of work.
Lot description
“Woman” (2012) is a stunning figurative watercolor painting by famed Pakistani artist Moazzam Ali which is a major example of his internationally acclaimed portraits, in this case of a beautiful women in elaborate, patterned dress, who smiles as she carries a water pitcher, the entire scene rendered in lush and lively colors. Ali’s mastery of watercolor allows the vividness and vibrancy of the colors to make this every-day ask into a celebratory moment in time. The female figure has been a constant inspiration for Ali, as it signifies the mother, the giver, creator, and provider of life, carrying the life-giving element of nature, water, in a pitcher. This work is in excellent condition and measures 30 x 20 inches unframed. This work in framed professionally to larger dimensions.

Middle Eastern artist Moazzam Ali (Pakistan, B. 1965) is known for captivating watercolors that celebrate the beauty of the ancient Pakistan and the Indus Valley. His innovative techniques in handling watercolor has won him the title ‘Master of Watercolor’ from the Whitney Museum New York and upon graduating in 1980 from the Karachi School of Art, he won the prestigious ‘First Class’ first prize in his province of Sindh in Pakistan. He has since exhibited widely in Pakistan as well internationally with numerous recognition and commissions from the Pakistan community, as is avidly collected by and a favorite of the country, including the President, Prime Minister, and Governor of Pakistan as well as several foreign consulates as his supporters.
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